Project

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers

Principal Investigator: Noel, Jeffrey
September 30, 2016 - September 29, 2018
Funder: SAMHSA

Breaking Barriers is a partnership between the Linn County Treatment Court of Missouri and Preferred Family Healthcare to provide web-based treatment for individuals in drug court that have barriers to accessing traditional treatment. Breaking Barriers provides participants with internet access, equipment and a personal avatar to engage in both individual and group interventions provided by certified and licensed clinicians. MIMH has been engaged to evaluate the effectiveness of the program and is assisting with submission of required performance data to SAMHSA, data analysis, and dissemination of project findings.

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